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HGTV & TLC’s Trading Spaces Star Vern Yip Coming to Southern Women’s Show in Savannah March 24, 2018

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Returning for its 15th annual year in Savannah on March 23-25, 2018, the Southern Women’s Show (SWS) has rounded up an impressive list of local, regional and national retailers to showcase their leading products and exclusive shopping finds. Infused with interactive events and activities, the SWS will also feature fun fashion shows, live cooking demonstrations, informative body and health screenings, DIY workshops, hair and face makeovers and so much more!


Home design enthusiasts are in for a treat this year! The Southern Women’s Show is excited to announce HGTV & TLC’s Trading Spaces star Vern Yip will be joining the SWS in Savannah on Saturday, March 24, 2018, for a special meet-n-greet and to share his expert design advice, home decor tips and stylish living inspiration. In addition, fans will get a glimpse into what viewers can expect from the newly revived and highly-anticipated season of Trading Spaces set to return to TLC on April 7 after a decade off the air. Trading Spaces was the first show in the U.S. to broadly introduce affordable and accessible home design to American audiences everywhere.

Since then, Yip has literally been designing his way across America, having knocked down walls and made over countless homes and restaurants during his four seasons on TLC's Trading Spaces and during his over ten years as one of HGTV’s most recognizable designers. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Yip currently runs his own design company, Vern Yip Designs. His projects have amassed an impressive list of design awards including the 2015 Design Maverick Nominee, the Distinguished Southerner Award and Southeast Designer of the Year.

Advanced tickets are available online at News and event updates can also be found on Facebook by searching @SouthernWomensShowSavannah or on Instagram @SouthernWomensShow.

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Vern Yip

HGTV & TLC’s Trading Spaces Star Vern Yip Coming to Southern Women’s Show in Savannah March 24, 2018


WHAT:        Don’t miss this annual event and a chance to explore over 100,000 square feet of leading retailers, products and services currently available on the market today - all under one roof - at the Southern Women’s Show (SWS) in Savannah, Friday, March 23-Sunday, March 25, 2018.

WHEN:        Friday, March 23 | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

                     Saturday, March 24 | 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

                     Sunday, March 25 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE:      Savannah International Trade & Convention Center

                     1 International Drive

                     Savannah, Georgia

TICKETS:     Advance tickets are available online at (Adults $8 / Youth $5) or at Walgreens stores in Savannah for $7. At the door: Adults $10 / Youth $5 (Ages six and under are free with paying adult)

PARKING: $5 per vehicle

MORE:        For more information, please visit or contact Sara Cochran at | 704 494.7558


Since 1959, Southern Shows, Inc. has been known for producing exciting, quality, timely and well attended consumer shows. Family owned and still operated by family members, they currently produce twelve shows in eleven cities from Michigan to Florida. Southern Shows Inc. created the first Women’s Show ever held in 1983, and have been the leader in them ever since. The Southern Farm Show, held annually in Raleigh since 1979 is the number one market place for agricultural equipment, chemicals and services. If you’re interested in exhibiting in any of the shows, we want to hear from you. Sponsorships are available on a limited basis, and each sponsorship is client customized. Explore the world of Southern Shows… then take time to share your ideas, ask questions and be a part of the magic.